Transportation Council Planning Documents

The Transportation Council develops regional transportation policies, plans and programs of projects per federal requirements. It also finances regional and community planning studies using federal funds through its Unified Planning Work Program. If you have questions or comments, need information in another language or in a more accessible format, contact us at or call 518-458-2161.

Public Participation Plan for Public Review

Register now for the Virtual Workshop!

Learn about the PPP directly from staff, and have your questions answered. In addition, learn what the Draft 2024-2025 UPWP is, what is in it, and have your questions about it answered at the UPWP & PPP Virtual Workshop on Tuesday, February 13th at 3p.

Public Participation Plan for Public Review

Executive Summary is Available in:

Draft Public Participation Plan

Comments on the plan can be submitted via online survey until February 29, 2024.

Comments can also be submitted by email at, calling us at (518) 458-2161, or by sending written comments to 1 Park Place, Suite 101, Albany, NY 12205 by February 29, 2024.

Community and Regional Planning Studies

Community Plans & Complete Streets:

 Complete Streets Design Guide (2023)

 Linkage Program РFinal Reports

 NY 5 Access Management Plan (2009)

NY 5 Corridor Plan (2001)

 Final Report
 Executive Summary


Freight/Goods Movement:

Regional Freight & Goods Movement Plan (2016):

 Executive Summary
 Final Report

 South Pearl Street Heavy Vehicle Travel Pattern Study (2018)

DRAFT Regional Truck Parking Study (2024)



I-787/Hudson Waterfront Corridor Study (2018):

 Final Report

 Identification of Bridge Preservation Candidates, Treatments,
       and Costs for Locally owned Capital District Bridges (2021)


 Hudson River Crossings Study (2008)

 I-87/ US 9 Integrated Corridor Management Plan (2015)

Saratoga County Regional Traffic Study (2016):

 Executive Summary
 Final Report



 Capital District Trails Plan (2019)



 Capital Region Bus Lane Feasibility Study (2023)



 Local Road Safety Action Plan (2019)


Smart Communities/Sustainability

 Capital District Zero Emission Vehicle Plan (2020)

 Municipal Smart City Street Light Conversion & Evolving Technology Guidebook (2020)